Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska offers a rich variety of terrain to explore, including coastal terrain washed by the waters of the Gulf of Alaska. These seals captured by Carl Raboi were taken a break in between meals.
Kenai Fjords National Park
National Park Service director Jonathan Jarvis will provide his vision for the next 100 years of stewardship, community, and youth engagement during the unveiling of a new mural June 1 as part of a centennial celebration at Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska.
An Environmental Assessment for flood mitigation work on the Herman Leirer Road (formerly known as the Exit Glacier Road) at Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska is now available for public review and comment. The comment period closes August 17.
Most of us arrive in a national park by car, truck, or perhaps train, and then spend our visit either walking or driving around, stopping at scenic overlooks, exploring history, or searching for wildlife. One mode of transportation not to be overlooked, though, is watercraft. Here are five incredible national park excursions by boat that are worthy of your consideration.
Regulations will be developed for gathering of "wild, renewable resources" on national park lands in Alaska where it is allowed.
Spring break is commencing at colleges around the country, and for more than 200 students that means a trip not to the beach, but to a national park to participate either in the National Park Service Academy or an "Alternative Spring Break" program in parks.
Research at Kenai Fjords National Park this summer should provide a better understanding of how glaciers melt, move, and drain away their meltwater.
Summer brings a wealth of flowers to those parks that have enjoyed spring flowers like Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It also brings flowers to Rocky Mountain National Park and the parks in Alaska where the snow is just melting.